Nevada Amendment

Sometimes, it is necessary to make some changes to a business when it starts growing. As a business owner, you have to be ready when that time comes. Make sure you understand the state regulations so that you will not have to face any possible legal issues.

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What is A Nevada Amendment?

Businesses in Nevada have to go through the amendment process if they decide to change some items that they have listed in the original Articles of Incorporation/Organization. Doing this will require the filing of the proper paperwork.

Reasons Why You Need To File An Amendment

Certain changes require the filing of an amendment with the state. Generally, your company has to file an amendment if the changes you want to adopt are related to the business structure.

A. Changing The Company Name –

  • LLCs

Contrary to what some people think, you do not have to start a new company if you want to do business under a new name. You can do this through an amendment. Submit the completed form to the Secretary of State. Then, update the name of your LLC on various state and government records.

  • Corporations

Nevada corporations may also change their company names through an amendment. File an amendment form to make sure that the change is legal. Additionally, you will also need to update all official state and government records.

B. Changing Members Of The Business –

  • LLCs

The Articles of Organization of a Nevada LLC includes a list of the members and/or managers, as well as their addresses and contact information. So, if there are any changes to these pieces of information, make sure to report them to the Secretary of State. You can use the amendment form or simply reflect the changes on the annual report.

  • Corporations

Part of the requirements to register a corporation in Nevada is the Articles of Incorporation. It contains various information related to your company, including a list of the names, addresses, and contact information of the corporation’s officers and directors. So, make sure the state is up to date about these pieces of information. File an amendment if there are any changes. Another option is to include the changes on the annual report.

C. Changing Address Related To The Business – Unlike other states, Nevada does not keep information about the addresses of businesses. So, you do not have to file an amendment even if your company decides to move its office location.

D. Changing Contact Information –

  • LLCs

The contact information of your LLC is a way for the Secretary of State of Nevada also needs to reach your company. Make sure that the state has the current phone number and email address your LLC is using. Include the phone number and email address of your LLC’s contact person on the Customer Order Instructions Form.

  • Corporations

Nevada corporations have to do the same thing. If you change the contact information of your company, inform the Secretary of State. The Customer Order Instructions Form includes a section where you can input the phone number and email address of your corporation’s authorized representative.

E. Changing The Number Of Shares That A Corporation Is Authorized To Issue –Nevada corporations have to go through the amendment process if they are thinking of changing the number of shares that they are authorized to issue.

What Is Needed To File An Amendment?


Nevada LLCs have to file a completed Amendment to Articles of Organization form with the Secretary of State. You can submit by fax, mail, email, or in person. Nevada has 2 separate forms for LLC. The form you will use will depend if your LLC has issued members’ interest or not. You will also need to attach a completed Customer Order Instructions Form. Additionally, you will also need to include at least $175 for the fee.


If your Nevada corporation wants to make amendments to its Articles of Incorporation, you will need to submit a completed Certificate of Amendment form. File the form with the Secretary of State by fax, mail, email, or in person. There are 2 types of amendment forms, Before Issuance of Stock and After Issuance of Stock. Attach the Customer Order Instructions Form when you submit the documents. The amendment costs $175.

How Can DoMyLLC Assist With Streamlining The Process?

Making changes to a company’s formation documents require proper completion and filing of paperwork. Depending on the changes, you may also have to take care of other documents. To help ease the process, you can turn to a reliable document filing company like DoMyLLC. Our team can provide support and assistance to Nevada business owners who need help in handling formalities to ensure compliance with the state.

Nevada Amendment FAQs

The filing fee for an amendment is $175. However, the amount may be higher for corporations that will have a significant amount of increase in stocks. Nevada offers expedited service for an additional fee.

  • 24 working hours – $125
  • 2 hours – $500
  • 1 hour – $1,000

LLCs have to provide the following information:

  • Name of the company
  • Management type
  • Exact text of the amendments
  • Authorized signature

Corporations have to provide the following information:

  • Name of the company
  • Exact text of the amendments
  • Effective date
  • Authorized signature

The Secretary of State usually takes around 7-10 business days to process an amendment. If you request expedited processing, you can expect the state to finish within 24 hours. Online filings are also done within 24 hours.

The Secretary of State will send a confirmation copy depending on the return service you indicated on the Customer Order Instructions Form. You can also verify the filing on their website.

Nevada Business Resources

Nevada Office of Secretary of State
202 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4201

Phone: (775) 684-5708
Fax: (775) 684-5725